Outages, flooding remain as storm abates

The storm is winding down, but coastal communities are contending with flooding, and thousands were without power.

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Snow fell against a darkening sky and high tide on Plum Island.

Bill Blackwood made his way onto the beach to walk his dog on Plum Island.

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Bill Blackwood made his way onto the beach to walk his dog on Plum Island.

Children sledded down Pleasant Street in Charlestown during the blizzard.

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Children sledded down Pleasant Street in Charlestown during the blizzard.

Large rocks filled homes along the shore of Brant Rock in Marshfield.

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Large rocks filled homes along the shore of Brant Rock in Marshfield.

In Marshfield, heavy surf washed out a sea wall Tuesday morning.

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In Marshfield, heavy surf washed out a sea wall Tuesday morning.

Fenway Park was blanketed in snow on Tuesday.

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Fenway Park was blanketed in snow on Tuesday.

Toll booths on the Mass. Pike were empty.

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Toll booths on the Mass. Pike were empty on Tuesday.

Water flooded the parking lot and buildings at the Chatham Fish Pier.

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Water flooded the parking lot and buildings at the Chatham Fish Pier.

Two residents made their way on cross-coutnry skiis in downtown Boston.

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Two residents made their way on cross-country skis in downtown Boston.

Haven Ladd shoveled out in Charlestown.

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Haven Ladd shoveled out in Charlestown Tuesday morning.

Firefighters worked to clear the front of a station in downtown Boston.

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Firefighters worked to clear the front of a station in downtown Boston.

Mayor Walsh declared a snow emergency in Boston.

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Mayor Walsh declared a snow emergency in Boston.

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The storm blasted Mass. with howling wind and snow.

NFL playoffs

ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, OCT. 4-5 - FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2014, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) fumbles the ball as he gets hit by Kansas City Chiefs outside linebacker Tamba Hali (91) during the second half of an NFL football game at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. The unbeaten Cincinnati Bengals (3-0) play the Patriots (2-2) on Sunday, Oct. 5. The Patriots are are coming off a 41-14 loss at Kansas City. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley, File)

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Study questions what’s behind Patriots’ low fumble rate

Football analyst Warren Sharp’s data shows the Patriots have been far better than other teams in preventing fumbles in recent years.

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

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Either Robert Kraft or Roger Goodell will take another legacy body blow when a Deflategate decision comes.

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The locker room attendant was reportedly in the bathroom with two bags of footballs for 90 seconds.

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Prosecutors want a judge to bar an expert witness who would testify about the effects of PCP on the brain.

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Now that Mitt Romney is considering a third presidential bid, the monuments of his wealth could become a political inconvenience.

Opinion

JEFF JACOBY

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/26/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Jeff_Jacoby_150px-1151.jpg We will take the lashes for Saudi blogger

Seven members of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom offered to share personally in the flogging.

The Big Picture

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Massive snowstorm hits the Northeast

The storm blasted the region with wind-whipped snow that piled nearly three-feet high in some places.

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